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Why Health Care Costs Exploded After World War II

HealthU.S. HistoryEntrepreneurshipInterventionism

Blog06/08/2016

The advent of health insurance and regulated health care brought a new era of rampant health care inflation.

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It's Not Just Trump: Obama's Protectionists Are Attacking Chinese Steel

Global EconomyInterventionism

Blog06/07/2016

US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has been threatening the Chinese government over its inexpensive steel exports.

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Spain's 2016 Election: Is There Any Hope for Liberty?

StrategyInterventionismPolitical Theory

Blog06/06/2016

Spain is prepping for a new election this month, and there is little sign of a national desire for freedom and free markets.

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Why Modern Luddites Are Attacking Uber Drivers

EntrepreneurshipInterventionismPolitical Theory

Blog05/30/2016

Both workers and elites fear new market and technological innovations. The latest protests are nothing new.

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Trump and Hillary Don't Know How to Fix the Economy

U.S. EconomyInterventionismPolitical Theory

Blog05/29/2016

The problem isn't whether a candidate's economic plan is detailed enough. The problem is the notion that a politician can improve the economy.

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The Week in Review: May 28, 2016

Big GovernmentThe FedStrategyU.S. EconomyInterventionism

Blog05/27/2016
Memorial Day weekend is a time to reflect on war, rather than celebrate it.

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How the Census Bureau Invented "Hispanics"

Media and CultureInterventionismPolitical Theory

Blog05/25/2016

We're daily bombarded by the media with stories about identity politics. Usually ignored is the government's role in shaping these views.

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The Early History of Regulated Health Care

HealthInterventionismMonopoly and Competition

Blog05/24/2016

A brief history of how various state interventions have raised health care prices and lessened access.

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How to Make a Bl(UN)der Out of World Peace

Big GovernmentWorld HistoryInterventionism

Aside from bickering inside the U.N., "colossal mismanagement" of peacekeeping budgets and a "sclerotic personnel system" has been revealed.

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Overtime Regulations Disproportionately Harm Young People and Startups

InterventionismPrivate PropertyValue and Exchange

Blog05/22/2016

The ability to work long hours is one of the few advantages young people have in the work place.

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